July 30, 2016 4:11 PM ET

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Company Overview of Travelport Limited

Company Overview

Travelport Limited provides aggregation, search, and transaction processing services to travel providers, and online and offline travel agencies worldwide. It allows travel agencies to search, compare, process, and book itinerary and pricing options across various travel providers; and hosts mission critical applications, and provides business and data analysis solutions to airlines. The company connects travel providers with travel agencies in approximately 170 countries to distribute supplier inventory that is aggregated from airlines, hotels, car rental companies, rail networks, cruise and tour operators, and destination service providers. It provides travel distribution services to appro...

300 Galleria Parkway

Atlanta, GA 30339

United States

Founded in 1971

3,500 Employees



Key Executives for Travelport Limited

Chief Executive Officer, President, Executive Director and Member of Executive Committee
Age: 49
Executive Vice President, Chairman of eNett and Chairman of Locomote
Age: 52
Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 53
Regional Managing Director of Middle East & Africa Region and Regional Vice President
Executive Vice President of Capability & Performance
Age: 52
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Travelport Limited Key Developments

Travelport Announces Board Changes

Travelport announced the appointment of Scott Forbes to its Board of Directors. He replaces Gregory Blank from Blackstone who has tendered his resignation to the Board following Blackstone's share sell down in March of this year. Scott's appointment is effective from July 15, 2016. Scott, an experienced non-executive director, has over 35 years' of operations, finance and online experience across a range of industry sectors. He currently serves as Chairman of two LSE-listed companies: Ascential plc; and Rightmove Group plc. Scott is also Chairman of the Innasol Group Limited and was previously Chairman of Orbitz Worldwide, until its sale to Expedia in September 2015. Scott will also serve on the Audit Committee of the Travelport Board.

SWISS Utilizes Travelport's Rich Content and Branding

Travelport reported that SWISS is the latest carrier to sign up to its airline merchandising technology, Travelport Rich Content and Branding and its fares and ancillaries are now ready to search, sell and book through Travelport Smartpoint. SWISS will be utilizing Travelport's technologies including Rich Content and Branding which provides much more comprehensive product features than ATPCO branded fares. Through Travelport Smartpoint, agents have access to the ATPCO offering and much more, including detailed information on SWISS' cabins, brand imagery and product descriptions. In addition, agencies will be able to compare ancillaries, including SWISS' additional baggage purchase option, which allows for more effective upsell opportunities. The new agreement also means that agents can now access SWISS' new fare structure for Europe including Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex and SWISS Business.

Travelport Names Thomas Murphy to General Counsel

Travelport reported that it has further strengthened its global executive team post its September 2014 initial public offering with the appointment of Thomas Murphy as General Counsel. Mr. Murphy, whose appointment is with immediate effect, brings more than 16 years of experience as in-house legal counsel, having most recently served as General Counsel and Company Secretary at William Hill plc.

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